Buccal bone defects and transversal tooth movement of mandibular lateral segments in patients after orthodontic treatment with and without piezocision: A case-control retrospective study

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Buccal bone defects and transversal tooth movement of mandibular lateral segments in patients after orthodontic treatment with and without piezocision: A case-control retrospective study

Introduction This study aimed to compare the extent of buccal bone defects (dehiscences and fenestrations) and transversal tooth movement of mandibular lateral segments in patients after orthodontic treatment with and…

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Voxel-based superimposition of serial craniofacial cone-beam computed tomographies for facial soft tissue assessment: Reproducibility and segmentation effects

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Voxel-based superimposition of serial craniofacial cone-beam computed tomographies for facial soft tissue assessment: Reproducibility and segmentation effects

Introduction The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the reproducibility of a voxel-based 3-dimensional superimposition method and the effect of segmentation error on determining soft tissue surface changes. Methods…

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Relative effectiveness of facemask therapy with alternate maxillary expansion and constriction in the early treatment of Class III malocclusion

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Relative effectiveness of facemask therapy with alternate maxillary expansion and constriction in the early treatment of Class III malocclusion

Introduction This study aimed to investigate the relative efficacy of maxillary protraction combined with a modified alternate rapid maxillary expansion and constriction (Alt-RAMEC) protocol compared with conventional protocols in the…

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Prevalence of and risk factors for alveolar fenestration and dehiscence in the anterior teeth of Chinese patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Prevalence of and risk factors for alveolar fenestration and dehiscence in the anterior teeth of Chinese patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion

Introduction This study investigated the prevalence of and risk factors for alveolar fenestration and dehiscence in the anterior teeth of Chinese patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion. Methods This study…

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Age-related changes in the effect of rapid maxillary expansion on the position of labially impacted maxillary canines: A case-control study

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Age-related changes in the effect of rapid maxillary expansion on the position of labially impacted maxillary canines: A case-control study

Introduction The early diagnosis and interception of potential maxillary canine impaction is the most desirable approach for correcting their path of eruption. However, there is still a lack of evidence…

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Changes in the craniofacial structures and esthetic perceptions of soft-tissue profile alterations after distalization and Herbst appliance treatment

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Changes in the craniofacial structures and esthetic perceptions of soft-tissue profile alterations after distalization and Herbst appliance treatment

Introduction The purpose of this prospective clinical trial is to evaluate the changes of soft tissues and designate the esthetic perceptions of children with Class II malocclusion after Herbst appliance…

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Reliability and accuracy of assessing temporary anchorage device-tooth root contact with cone-beam computed tomography

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Reliability and accuracy of assessing temporary anchorage device-tooth root contact with cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction This study was aimed at investigating the reliability and accuracy of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) diagnosis of contact between a temporary anchorage device (TAD) and tooth root and assessing…

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Changes in alveolar bone morphology after traction of buccally vs palatally unilateral maxillary impacted canines: A cone-beam computed tomography study

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Changes in alveolar bone morphology after traction of buccally vs palatally unilateral maxillary impacted canines: A cone-beam computed tomography study

Introduction The objective of this study was to evaluate the 3-dimensional changes in alveolar bone morphology after traction of buccally vs palatally unilateral maxillary impacted canines (MIC). Methods Following a…

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A conservative approach for an adult patient with a fractured tooth and crowding: Autotransplantation at the fracture site

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A conservative approach for an adult patient with a fractured tooth and crowding: Autotransplantation at the fracture site

Autotransplantation of a mature premolar in adults can be a treatment of choice for tooth replacement when combined with well-planned orthodontic treatment. This case report describes the successful treatment of…

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Three-dimensional tomographic assessment of the upper airway using 2 different imaging software programs: A comparison study

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional tomographic assessment of the upper airway using 2 different imaging software programs: A comparison study

Introduction Several imaging software programs with different tools are available for upper airway (UAW) analysis by means of cone beam computed tomography. Because of this wide variability, this study aimed…

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Unsuccessful outcomes

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Unsuccessful outcomes

Does a judge have to instruct the jury that a bad result, in and of itself, is not evidence of malpractice? This was the question that the court had to…

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Midpalatal suture density ratio: Assessing the predictive power of a novel predictor of skeletal response to maxillary expansion

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Midpalatal suture density ratio: Assessing the predictive power of a novel predictor of skeletal response to maxillary expansion

Introduction Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) is a common orthodontic treatment to correct maxillary transverse deficiency; however, the inability to determine the precise timing of fusion of the midpalatal suture creates…

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Impaction of maxillary canines and its effect on the position of adjacent teeth and canine development: A cone-beam computed tomography study

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Impaction of maxillary canines and its effect on the position of adjacent teeth and canine development: A cone-beam computed tomography study

Introduction The purposes of this study were to characterize the 3-dimensional position of teeth adjacent to impacted canines and examine whether impaction affects canine development using cone-beam computed tomography. Methods…

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